The Lady of the Rivers Book PDF

The Lady of the Rivers

  • Author : Philippa Gregory
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2013-07-09
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Pages : 480
  • ISBN : 9781476746319

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The Lady of the Rivers Book Description :

When the death of Joan of Arc shows her the dangers faced by strong women, Jacquetta, a psychic descendant of a river goddess, studies alchemy and becomes the secret wife of Richard Woodville before returning to the court of Henry VI.

The Lady of the Rivers Book PDF

The Lady of the Rivers

  • Author : Philippa Gregory
  • Publisher : Touchstone
  • Release Date : 2011-10-18
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN : 1416563709

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The Lady of the Rivers Book Description :

#1 New York Times bestselling author and “queen of royal fiction” (USA TODAY) Philippa Gregory brings to life the story of Jacquetta, Duchess of Bedford, a woman of passion and of legend who navigated a treacherous path through the battle lines in the War of the Roses to bring her family unimaginable power. When the young and beautiful Jacquetta is married to the older Duke of Bedford, English regent of France, he introduces her to a mysterious world of learning and alchemy. Her only friend in the great household is the duke’s squire Richard Woodville, who is at her side when the duke’s death leaves her a wealthy young widow. The two become lovers and marry in secret, returning to England to serve at the court of the young King Henry VI, where Jacquetta becomes a close and loyal friend to his new queen. The Woodvilles soon achieve a place at the very heart of the Lancaster court, though Jacquetta has visions of the growing threat from the people of England and the danger of their royal York rivals. Jacquetta fights for her king and queen, as she sees an extraordinary and unexpected future for her daughter Elizabeth: a change of fortune, the white rose of York, and the throne of England…

LADY OF THE RIVERS  Book PDF

LADY OF THE RIVERS

  • Author : PHILIPPA. GREGORY
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2016
  • Genre : Uncategorized
  • Pages : 231
  • ISBN : 1471161021

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Philippa Gregory s The Cousins  War 3 Book Boxed Set Book PDF

Philippa Gregory s The Cousins War 3 Book Boxed Set

  • Author : Philippa Gregory
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2011-12-20
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Pages : 1360
  • ISBN : 9781451682953

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Philippa Gregory s The Cousins War 3 Book Boxed Set Book Description :

The Red Queen In a novel of conspiracy, passion, and coldhearted ambition, number one bestselling author Philippa Gregory has brought to life the story of a proud and determined woman who believes that she alone is destined, by her piety and lineage, to shape the course of history. In The Red Queen, Gregory illuminates the fascinating woman who founded England’s most powerful ruling line, the Tudors: Margaret Beaufort. The White Queen Elizabeth Woodville, a woman of extraordinary beauty and ambition, secretly marries the newly crowned boy king of England. While she rises to the demands of her exalted position and fights for the success of her family, her two sons become the central figures in a famous unsolved mystery that has confounded historians for centuries: the lost princes in the Tower of London. Philippa Gregory brings the artistry and intellect of a master writer and storyteller to a new era in history and begins what is sure to be another bestselling classic series. The Lady of the Rivers The Lady of the Rivers is #1 New York Times bestselling author Philippa Gregory’s remarkable story of Jacquetta, Duchess of Bedford, a woman who navigated a treacherous path through the battle lines in the Wars of the Roses.

The Lady of the Rivers Book PDF

The Lady of the Rivers

  • Author : Philippa Gregory
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre : Biographical fiction, English
  • Pages : 443
  • ISBN : 1410442063

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The Lady of the Rivers Book Description :

When the death of Joan of Arc shows her the dangers faced by strong women, Jacquetta, a psychic descendant of a river goddess, studies alchemy and becomes the secret wife of Richard Woodville before returning to the court of Henry VI.

The Women of the Cousins  War Book PDF

The Women of the Cousins War

  • Author : Philippa Gregory
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2011-09-15
  • Genre : History
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN : 9780857201799

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The Women of the Cousins War Book Description :

Elizabeth Woodville, The White Queen(2009), Margaret Beaufort, The Red Queen(2010), and Jacquetta, Lady Rivers, The Rivers Woman(2011) are the subjects of the first three novels in Philippa Gregory's Cousins' War series, and of the three biographical essays in this book. Philippa Gregory and two historians, leading experts in their field who helped Philippa to research the novels, tell the extraordinary 'true' stories of the life of these women who until now have been largely forgotten by history, their background and times, highlighting questions which are raised in the fiction and illuminating the novels. With a foreword by Philippa Gregory - in which Philippa writes revealingly about the differences between history and fiction and examines the gaps in the historical record - and beautifully illustrated with rare portraits, The Women of the Cousins' Waris an exciting new addition to the Philippa Gregory oeuvre.

The White Queen Book PDF

The White Queen

  • Author : Philippa Gregory
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2013-05-21
  • Genre : Biographical fiction, English
  • Pages : 455
  • ISBN : 1471125815

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The White Queen Book Description :

Internationally bestselling author Philippa Gregory brings the tumult and intrigue of The Wars of the Roses to vivid life through the women of the House of Lancaster and the House of York, beginning with the story of Elizabeth Woodville, the White Queen. A woman who won the love of a king and ascended to royalty by virtue of her beauty, Elizabeth fought tenaciously for the success of her family -- her daughter who would one day unite the warring dynasties, and her two sons whose eventual fate has confounded historians for centuries: the Princes in the Tower. An active player in the power struggles that surrounded her, she made hard and courageous choices, always trying to protect those whom she loved. Informed by impeccable research and framed by her inimitable storytelling skills, Philippa Gregory gives an unforgettable voice to an extraordinary woman at the heart of a devastating conflict.

The Red Queen Book PDF

The Red Queen

  • Author : Philippa Gregory
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre : Biographical fiction
  • Pages : 419
  • ISBN : 184983363X

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The Red Queen Book Description :

Determined to see her son Henry on the throne of England, pious Margaret Beaufort arranges politically advantageous marriages, sends her son out of the country for his safety, and lays secret plans for a battle between the houses of York and Lancaster.

Fairmile Novel 1 Book PDF

Fairmile Novel 1

  • Author : Philippa Gregory
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019-08-20
  • Genre : Uncategorized
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN : 1760851566

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Fairmile Novel 1 Book Description :

THE BRAND NEW SERIES FROM THE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLING AUTHOR The eagerly awaited first book in Philippa Gregory's sweeping new series begins with the story of Alinor, a young midwife who finds herself tempted by a forbidden love affair. But in a society that has already set a path for her, she is all too aware of the dangers that await a woman who dares step out of place . . . The unmissable read for summer 2019. Praise for Philippa Gregory: 'Gregory has popularised Tudor history perhaps more than any other living fiction writer . . . All of her books feature strong, complex women, doing their best to improve their lives in worlds dominated by men' Sunday Times 'Popular historical fiction at its finest, immaculately researched and superbly told' The Times 'Engrossing' Sunday Express

The Other Boleyn Girl Book PDF

The Other Boleyn Girl

  • Author : Philippa Gregory
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Pages : 735
  • ISBN : 9781416556534

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The Other Boleyn Girl Book Description :

The daughters of a ruthlessly ambitious family, Mary and Anne Boleyn are sent to the court of Henry VIII to attract the attention of the king, who first takes Mary as his mistress and then Anne as his wife.

The Taming of the Queen Book PDF

The Taming of the Queen

  • Author : Philippa Gregory
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2017-07
  • Genre : Uncategorized
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN : 1471168808

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The Constant Princess Book PDF

The Constant Princess

  • Author : Philippa Gregory
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre : Biographical fiction
  • Pages : 528
  • ISBN : 000719031X

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The Constant Princess Book Description :

A historical novel from Philippa Gregory, telling of the early life of Katherine of Aragon. We think of her as the barren wife of a notorious king; but behind this legacy lies a fascinating story.

Perfectly Correct Book PDF

Perfectly Correct

  • Author : Philippa Gregory
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Genre : English fiction
  • Pages : 293
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105019155360

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Perfectly Correct Book Description :

Dr Louise Case has the right career, the right country cottage and a commitment-free relationship with a fellow academic. According to contemporary codes, it's all very correct - except that Louise begins to suspect it's far from perfect. Then along comes Rose, eighty if she's a day, who effortlessly disrupts everything. Soon both campus and cottage are in chaos, while the old lady commences to set her own house - a decrepit old van - in order. And this includes an unthinkably traditional role for Louise.

Serial set  no 0 3099  Book PDF

Serial set no 0 3099

  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1892
  • Genre : Uncategorized
  • Pages : 231
  • ISBN : UCAL:$B635486

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Serial set no 0 3099 Book Description :

Wideacre Book PDF

Wideacre

  • Author : Philippa Gregory
  • Publisher : Simon & Schuster
  • Release Date : 1987
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Pages : 556
  • ISBN : PSU:000053941268

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Wideacre Book Description :

As an eighteenth-century Englishwoman without property rights, Beatrice is destined to lose what she loves most--her family's ancestral estate, Wideacre--unless her ambitious schemes succeed

The Wise Woman Book PDF

The Wise Woman

  • Author : Philippa Gregory
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1994-12
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Pages : 528
  • ISBN : 067179275X

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The Wise Woman Book Description :

After fleeing the abbey where she was raised, Alys is taken in by a wise woman, who teaches her the ways of country healing--an education that comes in handy when Alys moves into the home of the aristocratic Sir Hugh

The Other Queen Book PDF

The Other Queen

  • Author : Philippa Gregory
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre : Biographical fiction
  • Pages : 442
  • ISBN : 9780007192144

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The Other Queen Book Description :

Mary is Queen of Scotland but she has been forced to flee her land and take refuge in an England that is ruled by her cousin Elizabeth. But England, precarious in its Protestant state, set against the mighty powers of Spain, France and Rome, doesn't need a charismatic Catholic figurehead at large. So Elizabeth's chief advisor, Cecil, devises a plan in which Mary will live under guard with his trusted accomplice: Bess of Hardwick.Bess is a self-made woman, a shrewd survivor. She is newly married to her fourth and most distinguished husband, the Earl of Shrewsbury. But what marriage can withstand the charms of Mary? Or the threat of rebellion that she always carries? Mary must wait in her privileged imprisonment for the return to Scotland and her infant son; but waiting is not the same as doing nothing...With her characteristic combination of superb storytelling and authentic historical background, Philippa Gregory brings to life this period of great change, in a riveting tale of betrayal, loyalty, politics and passion.

The White Princess Book PDF

The White Princess

  • Author : Philippa Gregory
  • Publisher : Nightingale Books
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Pages : 549
  • ISBN : 0857207547

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The White Princess Book Description :

The haunting story of the mother of the Tudors, Elizabeth of York, wife to Henry VII. Beautiful eldest daughter of Edward IV and Elizabeth Woodville - the White Queen - the young princess Elizabeth faces a conflict of loyalties between the red rose and the white. Forced into marriage with Henry VII, she must reconcile her slowly growing love for him with her loyalty to the House of York, and choose between her mother's rebellion and her husband's tyranny. Then she has to meet the Pretender, whose claim denies the House of Tudor itself.

The Lady of the Lake Book PDF

The Lady of the Lake

  • Author : Walter Scott
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1892
  • Genre : Lady of the Lake (Legendary character)
  • Pages : 331
  • ISBN : PRNC:32101067173532

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